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Why is Distance Learning so popular?

In today’s busy world it's often difficult to find time in your day-to-day life to pursue a higher education programme full-time. Things are different with Arden University. We offer online Distance Learning courses that enable you to study for an internationally-recognised qualification without putting your life on hold.

Whether you are a busy professional looking for the next career step, a school leaver wanting to gain valuable work experience without sacrificing your education, or a parent or carer wanting to return to education but needing to maintain your responsibilities, online study may be the solution for you. Over 50,000 people worldwide have studied and achieved their qualifications through online and Distance Learning with us.

The only difference between a qualification from Arden and a more traditional on-site university is the flexible way we deliver the course. With 24/7, multi-device, multi-media learning materials and our leading edge ‘virtual classroom’ study portal known as iLearn, you can study from any place in the world, on any device, at a time to suit you, as long as you can access the internet.

Studying online gives you everything you need, plus you still get support from us from the moment you apply, with our friendly Arden Admissions Team on hand to answer any questions you have about your chosen course, your course tutor who can be called or emailed if you need help with your studies and we even have a community for our Arden students so you can get in touch with others on your course.

Check out our FAQs on Distance Learning below or find out more about our innovative online learning experience, or alternatively browse our available online courses below and Go Get Going with Arden today.

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Arden University Distance Learning FAQs

How does Online Learning with Arden work?

It's simple really. There are no lectures to attend on-site anywhere, no fixed timetable and your study portal is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! The qualification you gain at the end of your course is the same as any other UK university course. We provide you with all the study materials you need online, a team of expert tutors and other support to help get you gain your Degree, Masters or other qualification.

Do I need a computer?

Because our Distance Learning courses are taught exclusively online, you will need access to a desktop or laptop computer or mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet and internet access too. Please be aware that there are also specific software requirements for some Arden courses. You can connect to ilearn (our online learning classroom) through many different devices or your local library or family members may have resources you can use.

What study materials do I get from Arden?

Your learning materials are developed by our Arden University subject specialists and have been developed with your future career in mind – so you don't just get the theory to help you pass your exams, but also real-life, practical examples to make things easier to understand and to help you later thrive in the workplace. You'll access everything through iLearn and will have access to this 24/7.

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